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What is a hypothesis?
A testable and tentative explanantion of the relationsip between two or more varibles
What is a variable?
A factor that varies in amount or kind and can be measured.
What is the difference between an independant variable and a dependant variable?
IV - the variable whose effect is being studied
DV - the variable expected to change due to variations in the independent variable
Define Operational definitions
State how the researcher will measue the variables
Name three types of research
true experiments, quasi-experiments
correlational studies
naturalistic
field study